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It does not have to be.

864/2 = 432. The first digit of the quotient is not in the tens place.

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If 8 x divisor is 2 digit, divisor must be 12 or less If fist digit quotient x divisor is 3 digit, the first digit has to be 9 and the divisor is 12 9 x 12 = 108 8 x 12 = 96

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If you mean 18.88 divided by 4 then the quotient is 4.72 and the first digit of 4 is in the ones or units place

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You look at the place value.

In the highest place value.

The answer depends on what the divisor is. Without that information it is not possible to give a more useful answer.

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first you look at the first number tell what that number is then you just find the first digit.

The quotient is the result of dividing the first number by the second number. So, 182 divided by 7 equals 26, the quotient.

If 8 x divisor is 2 digit, divisor must be 12 or less If fist digit quotient x divisor is 3 digit, the first digit has to be 9 and the divisor is 12 9 x 12 = 108 8 x 12 = 96

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If you mean 18.88 divided by 4 then the quotient is 4.72 and the first digit of 4 is in the ones or units place

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